Wichita State at Tulsa College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/13/2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
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The Wichita State Shockers head to Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, January 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Wichita State as 11.5 point favorites.
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Wichita State heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-2. They currently have a point differential of 17.5 as they are averaging 85.8 points per contest while giving up 68.3 per game. Tulsa has an overall record of 10-7. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 73.9, good for a point differential of 1.5.
Valuable Wichita State Shockers Betting Trends
The Wichita State Shockers are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Wichita State Shockers are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 8-6 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 9-5 against the over/under this year
Key Wichita State Shockers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Landry Shamet averages 15.8 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Shaquille Morris averages 12.2 points per contest in 21.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Junior Etou scores 16.2 points per contest while playing 29.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 70%. Sterling Taplin averages 11.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.5 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wichita State averages 85.8 points per contest this year, which is 20th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 41%, which is good for 16th in Division 1. They average 41.8 boards per contest and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 267th with 12.4 per game. The Shockers allow 68.3 points per contest, which is 86th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 19th and 73rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.7 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 10.3 assists per game which puts them in 21st place in college basketball. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tulsa is 153rd in the country with 75.5 points per contest this season. They are 229th in the nation in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.5. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 235th in Division 1. They are 55th in the country in rebounding with 38.9 boards per contest and 274th in assists per game with 12.4. The Golden Hurricane are 205th in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Golden Hurricane give up 73.9 points per game, which ranks them 221st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 133rd and 131st in those defensive statistics. They rank 275th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 226th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 79th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest this year.
The Shockers are 12th in the nation in offensive rating with 118.5, and their defensive rating of 94.3 is ranked 45th. In terms of pace they are 97th in the country with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 16th. As a team they are 17th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 146th in Division 1. Wichita State is 289th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 45%, which is 21st in the nation.
Tulsa is 206th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 172nd in the nation. The Golden Hurricane are 146th in the country in offensive rating with 106.1, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 242nd. In terms of pace they are 211th in Division 1 with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 217th. As a team they are 165th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 120th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wichita State/Tulsa college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Wichita State -11.5
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